Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Our inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation programs and services address a wide variety of needs, from the onset of disability through long-term—even life-long—management of conditions such as spinal cord and brain injuries, stroke, amputation, chronic pain, sports injuries, and other physical and cognitive challenges.

This report highlights:

  • A five-year spinal cord injury model system grant
  • National effort under way to understand long-term clinical and pathological consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Link found between Traumatic Brain Injury and late-life Parkinson’s, but not Alzheimer’s disease
  • Brain Injury Research Center appoints new director
  • Mount Sinai physician treats athletes at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and  Paralympics
  • Life Challenge trips give participants confidence and encouragement